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How Often Should You Clay Your Car?

You just bought a new vehicle from Vista Ford Lincoln of Oxnard, and you know claying is part of keeping it in good condition—but how often should you clay your car?

This is a question shared by many Oxnard drivers. Professional detailer Larry Kosilla says the number-one rule of claying is to only do it when the car needs it. Depending on how exposed your Ford is to the elements, that could be less than once a year, or it could be once a week.

So how can you tell if your car needs to be clayed?

After doing…

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Ford Has Been Making Trucks for 100 Years This Month!

You know that the Ford F-150 is the best-selling pickup in America, but did you know that it has 100 years of engineering innovation behind it? Just over 100 years ago in July 1917, a nascent Ford Motor Company still led by the original Henry Ford launched its very first pickup truck.

The Model TT, as the name suggests, was almost a duplicate of the Model T, which had been the most popular car on the market for just under a decade. This early…

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Why Does William Fichtner Compare the F-150 Raptor to a Fighter Jet?

In the premier episode of the new Top Gear America series, host William Fichtner (whom you may remember from movies like Contact and Armageddon) says while driving the F-150 Raptor: "This is a precision instrument, a fighter jet on four wheels."

What makes him throw such a bold comparison?

Actually, now that we've said it out loud, it's amazing nobody's made the comparison before. The name F-150 Raptor sounds...

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What Goes in a Roadside Emergency Kit?

 

 

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Getting stuck on the side of the road can be painful, but getting stuck with no way to do anything about it can be torturous.

That's why you should always have a roadside emergency kit in your vehicle.

You can buy one pre-assembled or you can find some key items and build one yourself. These are a few of our suggestions:

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Autotrader Names 10 Hottest Cars for Summer 2017

The Ford F-150 pickup truck comes in enough different configurations from the engine, body, trim levels, and beyond to suit just about any need, so the fact that it tops Autotrader's list of the hottest cars for summer 2017 comes as no surprise.

So, what's the deal with this list?

Autotrader determined that the most researched vehicle on their site for summer 2017 is the Ford F-150, pointing to interest in the truck too great to ignore.

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AutoGuide.com Enamored by Fantastic 2017 Ford Fusion

We here at Vista Ford of Oxnard are compelled to tip our cap to our esteemed American automaker, as it did an altogether outstanding job with its midsize sedan, the 2017 Fusion.

And if you think we're alone in that opinion, well ... guess again.

As it turns out, AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai is also quite fond of the Fusion. Click "play" on the clip below to learn what she likes best:

Offering some big-time bang for your buck, the mid-level Titanium model is arguably one of the Fusion's best.

Standard equipment on this trim includes a…

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2017 Ford Explorer Cements its Place as SUV-Segment Standout

Have you been shopping the full-size crossover class for your next vehicular purchase? Well, if so, we here at Vista Ford of Oxnard feel you owe it to yourself to give ours, the 2017 Explorer, a try.

How come?

Here now to deliver some insight are the fine folks at MotorWeek; join them in the clip below:

High-octane performance is the name of the game when it comes to the Explorer's top-tier engine, a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6.

Available only with the Sport and Platinum trims, the turbo-V6 joins with a six-speed automatic transmission to generate a gargantuan 365…

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The 2017 Ford Edge: Exceeding Expectations Daily

Want to drive something that's always in style? Then meet the Ford Edge. With its stylish exterior and luxurious interior, you will be very surprised at its low price tag. And it even comes with tons of extras. Extras like Enhanced Active Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane-Keeping System, and Front-180-Degree Camera. It even has Adaptive Steering and BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert. You are in good hands with the Ford Edge. And even when you are away from your vehicle, you can keep on top of scheduling your next maintenance, reserve parking in advance, and call up Roadside...
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